The Amazon Web Services (AWS) Worldwide Financial Services team is looking for an experienced Compliance Specialist to join our fast-paced team and help drive AWS adoption in the Financial Services industry. As a Financial Services Compliance Specialist, you will have the opportunity to be part of a team focused on increasing technology adoption of cloud computing by engaging with executives and influencers at all levels. You will work closely with teams across AWS to build relationships with financial institutions, from FinTech startups to the largest global financial entities in the world.
The FS Compliance Specialist is responsible for working with financial organizations to redefine their technology risk & compliance frameworks using cloud native technologies. Strategically, the FS Compliance Specialist will work with some of the regions largest financial institutions to identify a structured approach to dealing with multiple global technology regulations for the migration of material business applications to the cloud.
The FS Compliance Specialist will work with a team of Solution Architects, Security Architects and Public Policy to help customers leverage innovative services and features of the AWS platform to automate compliance and demonstrate strong governance to regulatory requirements.
In depth knowledge of regional (APRA / RBNZ) technology risk management guidelines, outsourcing guidelines (CPS231, CPG234, etc) required and the ability to drive change to streamline traditional approaches to demonstrating technology risk and compliance.
Through their understanding of our Financial Services customers, industry rules, regulations, requirements and governance best practices, Compliance Specialists help customers build solutions for addressing the regulatory compliance requirements of our worldwide customer base.
An understanding of the Financial Services regulatory compliance landscape, technology risk management and the systems that customers use to demonstrate compliance.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including leading large workshops and executive presentations
Seven or more years of experience in complex IT environments
Five or more years of experience in a financial services information security, risk or compliance role.
A solid understanding of the cloud computing business model
Experience working for a relevant function within a regulated environment
Relevant technical certifications in IT, cloud or security
Located in Sydney
Up to 25-50% travel required
A Bachelors degree
A background working in a regulated financial industry such as banking, insurance or capital markets
Hands-on experience with Amazon Web Services, especially the AWS compliance services and a deep understanding of the shared responsibility model
Experience working with regulators, regulatory submissions and experience preparing due-diligence packs for presentation to regulators and senior management on risk management for emerging technologies
Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills
Demonstrated effectiveness working across multiple business units to achieve results